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Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

4 Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips

Women considering breast augmentation at our Richmond, VA, practice have questions about the size and type of breast implants they should get and whether they should have implants placed above or below their chest muscles. But what many patients are most concerned about is the recovery following surgery. What surprises many of my breast augmentation patients is that the recovery…

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Can I Breastfeed With Breast Implants?

Women with breast implants or considering breast augmentation at our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery practice often ask if having implants interferes with breastfeeding an infant. In general, breast implants don’t pose a risk to a woman’s ability to breastfeed. Still, you should consider a few factors if you already have implants or are planning breast enhancement surgery. First, it’s important…

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How Breast Implants Help With Uneven Breasts

Facial symmetry is thought to be one of the universal hallmarks of attractiveness. It’s also true for women’s breasts, but the fact is asymmetrical breasts are quite common. Usually, though, the unevenness is minimal and doesn’t cause concern. When the difference in size, shape, or position of the breasts is noticeable, it can make a woman self-conscious. One solution is…

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Breast Augmentation

Women thinking about getting breast implants often consider their decision for months, even years, before scheduling their first breast augmentation consultation with a plastic surgeon. At my Richmond, VA, practice, breast augmentation patients are clearly knowledgeable about the procedure but still have many questions. Even before you schedule a consultation, however, there are questions you should ask yourself. It’s important…

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

As breast augmentation grows increasingly popular, many women want to know how long their breast implants will last. The answer to this question depends on a few variables. As we often tell our breast augmentation patients here in Richmond, VA, there’s no strict lifespan for breast implants. Every surgery is unique, and no two patients are the same. The longevity…

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Breast Augmentation Revision: No Need to Worry

Most women who get breast implants are happy with their results, as you can see from the 98% RealSelf “worth it” rating given by actual breast augmentation patients. At some point, however, most women need breast augmentation revision surgery. At my Richmond, VA, practice, I make sure patients understand that this is a natural part of the journey when they…

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The Subtle Breast Augmentation

Many women associate breast implants with the obvious “boob job” look. While dramatic results may be appropriate for some, breast augmentation isn’t a 1-size-fits-all procedure. In fact, as a board-certified plastic surgeon in Richmond, VA, I’ve found that more women are opting for a highly personalized breast augmentation procedure that fits their body and aesthetic preferences, rather than trying to…

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Back Massages After Breast Augmentation

If you’re used to getting regular massages, you’re probably wondering when you can get back on the table after your breast augmentation. But like many of your normal activities, you’ll need to ease back into your massage routine after breast augmentation at my plastic surgery practice in Richmond, VA. To ensure lasting results, it’s crucial that after breast augmentation you avoid…

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How to Know if You Need a Breast Lift with Your Breast Augmentation

Dr. Lewis is often asked, “Will breast augmentation fix my saggy breasts?” The answer isn’t a simple one. To determine if you need a breast lift with your breast augmentation, Dr. Lewis will need to examine your breasts so he can provide personalized advice. Call and schedule your breast augmentation consultation today. Saggy Breasts + Implants = Bigger, Saggy Breasts…

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An Infographic Guide to Breastfeeding with Breast Implants

Concerned about having children and breast feeding after getting breast implants? Dr. Lewis created this Guide to Breastfeeding With Breast Implants to answer your questions about whether or not you can breastfeed, what you should consider before surgery, and how breastfeeding will affect your breasts. For more information on breast implants, click here.